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Krush Groove (1985)

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The rap music craze provides the subject and the soundtrack for this musical about a young record producer (Blair Underwood) trying to start his own recording label, called Krush Groove. Musicians Run-D.M.C., LL Cool J, New Edition and Sheila E. co-star.

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Cast

Sheila E.
as Herself
Kurtis Blow
as Himself
Jason Mizell
as Jam Master Jay
Mark "Prince Markie Dee" Morales
as Fat Boy Prince Markie D
Damon Wimbley
as Fat Boy Kool Rock Ski
Blair Underwood
as Russell Walker
Daniel Simmons
as Rev. Walker
Charles Stettler
as Terri Beiker
Michael Bivens
as New Edition
Ronald DeVoe
as New Edition
Mike D
as Beastie Boy
Adam Horovitz
as Beastie Boy
Adam Yauch
as Beastie Boy
Donnie Simpson
as Contest MC
Mr. Hyde
as Himself
Galaxy Craze
as Himself
Nayobe
as Himself
Michael Lewis
as Mandingo
Paul Anthony George
as Enforcer No. 2
Ricky Bell
as New Edition
Ralph E. Tresvant
as New Edition
Sweet G.
as Fever DJ
Mr. Magic
as Himself
LL Cool J
as Himself
Elaine Shapiro
as Mrs. Ekhardt
Karl Schroeder
as Car Wash Boss
B-Fine
as Enforcer No. 1
Bennie Reitveld
as Sheila's Friend
Haoui Montaug
as Danceteria DJ
Sunshine Wright
as Kurtis Blow's Girl
Sandra J. Wright
as Kurtis Blow's Girl
Raymond White
as Hollis Crew Member #5
Benny Rietveld
as Sheila's Friend
Julian Jackson
as Man in Bar
Jeffrey Fludd
as Hollis Crew
Douglas Hayes
as Hollis Crew
Danny Hayton
as Hollis Crew
Ernest Mobily
as Hollis Crew
Terry Williams
as Hollis Crew
Bobby Brown
as New Edition
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Critic Reviews for Krush Groove

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

Stick with the soundtrack.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Rap music is infinitely more original than these creaky devices, and it deserves something better.

May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Not much acting is on display, the dialog is simplistic, the story is superficial, and the direction is faceless, but true fans won't care. Others have been warned.

August 3, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
TV Guide

Made in the mid-80s as a cash-in on the hip-hop explosion, the movie plays better now than it did then

June 29, 2004 | Full Review…
LYTRules.com

Worth seeing for the music.

January 17, 2003 | Rating: 3/5
San Francisco Examiner

Audience Reviews for Krush Groove

Bigger than Grease? Only time will tell.

Sean Gillespie
Sean Gillespie

Super Reviewer

The birth of "hip-hop". Like watching old home movies and cringing over the outdated clothes and hair styles. Fun performaces from some of the original rap/hip-hop artisits, when the genre was still light hearted and enjoyable.

Robert C
Robert C

Super Reviewer

½

Great!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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